Category: Asset Allocation
You Are In The Wrong Profession
How has a failure, or apparent failure, set you up for later success? January of 2004. I walked into the medical shop of a 65 years old gentleman for soliciting an endowment policy. He demanded 50 years premium paying period. When I hesitated, he asked me about my education and background. I politely answered everything.…
What are your Credentials as Personal Wealth Manager
What is one question you hate to be asked? Explain. Sometimes I feel it is best left unanswered. After 2 decades in the financial industry and managing over ₹2 Bn in assets, should I care answering that? Probably not. Perseverance and Performance should speak in itself.
Think Bigger for You and Your Kids?
My team and I have been running an Investor Program called “Who wants to be a millionaire?” for the last decade. Many of my investors read my article and jumped onto that bandwagon and made it a reality albeit with difficulties in managing funds and believing in the process we spoke about. In the last weekend’s business briefing,…
Whose Recession is it anyway? My Thoughts and Notes
Never in the history of world affairs, there was an extensively documented economic slump for such a long period of time. Social media is the numero uno culprit in spreading minute details also in scary propositions It all started with Corona outbreak, world’s job loss data, current account deficit, depression, PMI contraction, ineffective US Administration,…
Inflation, Taxes and Life – You can only give, never take
If inflation is an additional expense on your necessary items, then what are Taxes? If taxation is an additional expense on your necessary earnings, then what is Life? If life is an additional expense on your necessary happiness, then what Am I? We are puppets in the hands of Institutions, Regulations, Relatives, Friends and the…
Disabusing Delusions of 3Ns- Numbers, Nasdaq, and Nifty
Steadfast uncertainty has become a permanent part of our life. Almost every sane person started believing that there is a monster lurking around the corner to pounce on you to damage the tranquility of life. For the last 5 years, we have seen it all. The best part of this melee is our resolve to…
Retirement Portfolio, Holistically.
“Retirement is great but only if you have a lot to retire on and a lot to retire to.” #LifeAfterFI. I have written many short notes, hacks, and calculations about retirement and life thereafter. Today I felt the need to compile them and give them a fresh POV like old wine in a new bottle.…